Weekend Horror Trivia

2011/07/03 19:51:39 +00:00 | Jonathan James

We're back with a new batch of horror trivia for the holiday weekend. Films covered include Ringu, Halloween, and From Dusk Till Dawn:

1. Ringu (1998)
The back cover of the 2001 UK DVD release has a disclaimer stating that they take no responsibility "for any injuries or fatalities that may occur during or after the viewing of this videocassette".

2. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)
Although Seth Green is known for the Buffy TV show, he also appeared in the original film, but had his scenes cut out.

3. Darkman
Durant's cabin includes the same laughing deer seen in Evil Dead II.

4. The Tommyknockers
The character of Jim Gardener is largely based upon King himself and was inspired by King's personal battles with substance abuse.

5. Audition
The film's screening at the Rotterdam Film Festival had a record number of walkouts. Other screenings had viewers passing out.

6. The Blair Witch Project
Before the release of the film, missing person posters were used to market the film, listing the three main actors as "missing, presumed dead".

7. Children of the Corn
The dashboard of Burt and Vicki's car has a copy Night Shift, the Stephen King book where Children of the Corn appears.

8. Ginger Snaps
Katharine Isabelle is playing Emily Perkins' older sister, but she is actually 5 years younger than Emily in real life.

9. Halloween
The original Michael Myers mask is actually a William Shatner Halloween mask.

10. From Dusk Till Dawn
The character Earl McGraw (Michael Parks) also appears in Kill Bil: Vol. 1, Death Proof, and Planet Terror.